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50 Dollars HSBC

50 Dollars (HSBC) -  obverse50 Dollars (HSBC) -  reverse

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Features

Country Hong Kong
(China)
Issuing bank The Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation
Period Special Administrative Region (1997-date)
Years 1993-2002
Value 50 Dollars
50 HKD = 6.45 USD
Currency Dollar (1863-date)
Composition Paper
Size 148 × 74 mm
Shape Rectangular
References P# 202
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Modern issues 1961-present (25th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248986.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. General issues, 1368-1960 (16th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247071.
  • George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2013. Standard Catalog of World Paper Money. Specialized Issues (12th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440238833.

Obverse

Purple colored banknote with a side view of an HSBC lion (Stitt). In the middle in the background a harbour view of Hong Kong from the water can be seen. Space for watermark on the right.

Lettering:
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited
香港上海汇丰银行有限公司
Promises to pay the bearer on demand at its Office here
FIFTY
HONGKONG DOLLARS

By order of the Board of Directors

GENERAL MANAGER

HONGKONG 1st JANUARY 2002

Reverse

In the middle the HSBC Building in Hong Kong is seen, with both HSBC lions ("Stephen & Stitt)" facing it. On the right a dragon boat race is pictured.

Lettering:
香港上海汇丰银行有限公司
The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

Watermark

Lion

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1993  KNB88a/b/c (Prefix AA/AB-AM/ZZ)
1994  KNB88d/e (Prefix AN-CR/ZZ)
1995  KNB88f/g (Prefix CS-DD/ZZ)
1996  KNB88h/i (Prefix DE/ZZ)
1997  KNB88j/k/L/m (Prefix DR/ZZ/AA-AB/ZZ)
1998  KNB88n/o (Prefix AC-AY/ZZ)
2000  KNB88p/q (Prefix AZ-BQ/ZZ)
2001  KNB88r/s (Prefix BR-CF/ZZ)
2002  KNB88t/u (Prefix CF-DS/ZZ)

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